Infographic: Biggest Bailouts of the 21st Century


From the subprime crisis that started in the United States 4 years ago, to the uncontrollable European sovereign debt crisis, we’ve seen countless of bailouts in the last 3 years. Governments have stepped in with taxpayer money to save banks, financial institutions, and indebted countries like the PIIGS. This infographics provides a recap on some of the biggest bailouts we’ve seen in recent history.

From Greece, to Spain, to Chrysler/GM – countries and private institutions alike have veered so close to the brink of bankruptcy, if not for the billions of bailout aid they received.

Who are they, and how much have they received in aid? Check out this infographic by Plain Green Loans

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Infographic: Biggest Bailouts of the 21st Century

 Via Plain Green Loans